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2013-08-08 23:18:22

Edgenuity’s Comprehensive Curriculum and Instructional Model Passes Rigorous State Screening Process Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced that its curriculum and instructional model have been reviewed by the Missouri Department of Education and found to meet state requirements to serve as a Virtual Instruction Program (VIP) courseware provider for grades 6-12. “Edgenuity has met the high...

2013-07-29 12:30:09

Blackboard Chosen for Innovative Roadmap, Instructor-Friendly Features WASHINGTON, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a faculty-wide vote between two leading learning management systems (LMS), Florida State College at Jacksonville chose Blackboard Learn((TM)) as its platform for online and blended learning, the company announced today. Blackboard's robust features, quality of service and product development were key reasons for the decision. Beginning in spring 2012, faculty...

2013-06-24 12:28:25

51,000-Student District Seeks to Expand Online Classes Aligned to Common Core WASHINGTON, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta Public Schools has selected Blackboard Learn((TM)) as its first district-wide learning management system (LMS) after a nine-month evaluation of leading commercial and open-source platforms. The district of 51,000 students will use Blackboard Learn to rapidly expand online classes offered to students and to align all class content with Common Core standards....

2013-02-25 12:27:03

Ambitious Effort Spans All Undergraduate, Graduate Programs WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ottawa University has partnered with Blackboard Inc. to support a major expansion of its blended and online degree programs, the company announced today. Under the multi-year deal, Kansas-based Ottawa, which currently operates six different campus locations nationwide, will grow and scale existing and future residential, hybrid and online undergraduate and graduate degree programs....

2012-12-17 16:26:41

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Putnam County School System has selected Blackboard Learn((TM)) to replace its current learning management system (LMS) after determining the need for a more flexible and secure platform for online and blended learning, Blackboard Inc. announced today. The deal will bring Blackboard technology to 11,000 students and the largest non-metropolitan high school in Tennessee. In a review of commercial and open source LMS options, a committee of faculty...

2012-11-27 08:34:46

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The City University of New York (CUNY), the largest urban university system in the nation, is partnering with Blackboard to establish a full teaching and learning platform across all of its campuses. The 10-year agreement includes the provision of core technology infrastructure and services to support significant growth and expansion in online learning. Blackboard will provide a dynamic platform - built around Blackboard's flagship learning...

2012-11-09 12:28:26

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. and Ellucian have partnered to enable an integration between two of the industry's leading educational products, Colleague by Ellucian and Blackboard Learn((TM)). As part of the partnership, the companies will work to achieve real-time data transfer between the two products, making it easier for institutions to access and manage classroom information from their administrative and academic systems. An integration, expected to be...

2012-10-29 07:31:04

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After conducting a thorough review of four learning management systems (LMS), Tulane University chose Blackboard Learn((TM)) as its platform for online learning. Officials at Tulane noted Blackboard's strategic direction and ability to dedicate significant resources to innovation and product development as key reasons for the decision. The evaluation included pilots of four major LMS vendors in which students and faculty participated and provided...

2012-10-15 11:31:04

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael L. Chasen has announced that he will step down as President, CEO and Director of Blackboard Inc. at the end of the year. Chasen will be replaced by Jay Bhatt, currently President and CEO of Progress Software. Chasen co-founded Blackboard in 1997 and oversaw the company's rapid growth from just a handful of employees and a few clients to a workforce of over 3,000 that now serves tens of thousands of clients worldwide. Chasen also oversaw...